What I loved was the diversity of ideas explored and the diversity and number of actors involved. - Susan Allen.

inspiraTO's 14th Playwriting Contest is now open!

Canada's largest ten-minute play festival is gearing up for its 14th season. Voices need to be heard. Stories need to be seen. Theatre needs to be experienced. This year's theme: Outcast. Submit a ten-minute play to inspiraTO's Playwritng Contest and see your story on stage. Deadline to submit: November 20, 2018. Details here. 


Presenting the 2018 inspiraTO Festival actors and supporting crew — the joy of live theatre!

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I had no idea that such an art form was ripe for both artist and audience members.
It is an art form whose time has come.
— Ydessa Hendeles

Theatre inspiraTO, the producers of the inspiraTO Festival, Canada's largest ten-minute play festival, is entering its 14th year. Each season, playwrights from around the globe submit a ten-minute play based on a theme. The inspiraTO Festival is held in Toronto in late May/early June and provides over 100 theatre artists an opportunity to participate, network, learn and grow their craft.